The criteria for this award are intentionally widely drawn. Designed to recognise quality and/or innovation from a newcomer to the EIS/SEIS market. The award is open to companies that have launched their first EIS/SEIS fund since mid- 2017, whether as an entirely new company, or an existing company that is launching an EIS or SEIS fund for the first time. Judges will judge across 3 categories: Impact to date - performance, fundraising etc Evidence of innovation or a fresh approach Evidence of long term commitment to S/EIS industry Applications should not exceed 1,000 words overall and information should only relate to the past 12 months